Creating a top kids movie list for Christmas isn’t a difficult list to come up with. Most of the best Christmas movies for kids have been around for generations, making them easy to remember for parents that now have kids that grew up watching the same Christmas specials their children are now watching. Maybe you are looking to add to your list; if so, here is a list of the most popular Christmas movies for Children.
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
A 1964 movie narrated by Burl Ives, tells the story of a reindeer who is considered to be an outcast because of his red nose. Rudolph runs away from the North Pole, only to come back to find out he and his nose are needed to help Santa deliver the gifts to girls and boys across the world because of a terrible snow storm.
How the Grinch Stole Christmas
This movie originally released in 1966 as a cartoon and later remade by Ron Howard in 2000 is a Christmas classic. The Grinch hatches a plan to steal all the Christmas gifts from Whoville, only to have a change of heart and realize it’s not about the gifts, but about being with those you love on the special holiday.
This movie came to theaters in 1990 and after 20 years is still a favorite. This movie tells a story of Kevin McCallister (McCaughly Caulkin) an eight-year old boy, who is left at home by accident when his family goes on vacation. Christmas robbers visit his home only to find he has booby traps set all over the house.
A Charlie Brown Christmas
Originally aired in 1965, this Peanuts classic tells a story of why you don’t have to have the biggest and prettiest tree to still have the best Christmas with friends and family.
Frost the Snowman
A cute little story aired in 1969, about a snowman who came to life when you place a magic hat on top of his head; triggering the very popular song “Frosty the Snowman.”
If you aren’t familiar with these movies and have children, or you are just a child at heart buy or rent these movies to warm your heart with Christmas movies for kids.